Alex is a Ukrainian national. He graduated with a BSc in Electro-Mechanical Engineering and a PGDEng from the Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute. He also has a BEd in Dance from the South Ural State Humanitarian Pedagogical University, a PGDE in Mathematics from the Ural Institute for Advanced Training and Retraining, TEFL/TESOL Certificate from the USA and MA in Mathematics Education from the Togliatti State University. He is currently completing the MEd in Advanced Teaching from the University of the People. He has more than 6 years of experience teaching Mathematics, English, and Dance in Kazakhstan and China. Most recently he worked at two CIE A-Level Centers of the Depu Foreign Language School in Chongqing City and the Jinling High School in Nanjing City. In his free time, he enjoys playing football, doing some workout and sports gymnastics, dancing and traveling with his family.